PMID: 7090591Jan 1, 1982Paper

Hodgkin's lymphoma in the biopsy material. A retrospective analysis (author's transl)

Zentralblatt für allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie
W Wöckel, K D Rüdiger


112 cases of Hodgkin's disease diagnosed between 1967 and 1976 at the Institute of Pathology and the Department of ENT, Medical Academy of Erfurt, GDR, were reclassified according to the Rye classification. Age and sex distribution as well as frequency and survival are presented. The most frequency subtype is "mixed cellularity" (43.8%) followed by "nodular sclerosis" (40.2%). The age distribution of all cases shows 3 peaks with only small differences between the subtypes. The cases are distributed among 71 males and 41 females. The most frequent subtype in males is "mixed cellularity" (50.7%) whereas in females it is "nodular sclerosis" (61.0%) The survival of cases with "lymphocyte predominance" and "nodular sclerosis" is significantly better than that of case with "mixed cellularity" and "lymphocyte depletion".

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